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Egyptian Fan-Toed Gecko

Ptyodactylus hasselquistii

Description:

"Medium-sized slender species. Head narrow and relatively flat; snout elongate. Limbs and digits relatively short and slender. Tail long and slender. Colour varies greatly according to surroundings. Head often with reddish marbling intermixed with whitish spots. ...In South Sinai populations, males being almost plain gray with conspicuous reddish and white marbling on the head. The female retains the typical barred coloration." ~ A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians in Egypt

Habitat:

"In the wadis of South Sinai it is found on boulders, vertical rocky faces, under ledges, and in caves....In South Sinai it is confined to lowland hills overlooking the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba, up to about 900 m." ~ A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians in Egypt

Notes:

Spotted in Wadi G'Nai

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

Egypt

Spotted on Apr 29, 2012
Submitted on Apr 29, 2012

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